The environment that we've created at Northmount Dental Care is one that's stress-free, welcoming and built upon high standards in customer care. Every member of our team strives to maintain this environment with each interaction we have with you, from when you first step in the door to when you leave with a smile.
Our team of dentists and hygienists pride themselves on offering this exceptional level of care, and cultivating a real personal connection with you at every appointment. That's why we always ensure enough time is booked for us to patiently discuss your needs, allow the dentists to see you (even for routine hygiene appointments), and for you to ask questions.
These experiences are important to you, and to us as well.
Each member of our team is looking forward to seeing you at your next appointment. Whether you've been a patient for years or are booking your first appointment or complimentary consultation, here is an opportunity for you to learn more about the staff of Northmount Dental Care.
Nashila was born in Dar Es Salaam, Tazania. She moved to Toronto in 1987 and completed her Grade 13, OAC at Coxwell High School in Toronto before attending Ryerson University. In 1992 she said goodbye to the East and hello to the mountains when she moved to Calgary. Here she attended Columbia College and completed her RDA II in 1993.
In 2008, Nashila completed the PDA (Preventive Dental Module), adding more weight to her resumé. She believes in working with you as a patient, and strives to be a part of improving your health, and this belief has made her a valuable asset at Northmount Dental Care. She also worked with the previous owners of the practice for 20 years and has built a wonderful long-term relationship with many of the clinic's patients.
"I don't think a lot of us are aware how much our mouths contribute to our overall health."
Bring your dental concerns to Nashila and benefit from her wealth of knowledge and experience. Nashila is married and has two children and in her free time she enjoys reading and spending time with her family.
Pauline is a proud alumni of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), where she completed the Registered Dental Assistant level II course. She graduated in 1996 and has been an important part of Northmount Dental Care.
She finds it very rewarding to be part of the fun team at Northmount Dental Care, all working together to help patients achieve optimum oral health.
"It's been a joy meeting and interacting with such a diverse patient base, all of whom come from different walks of life and have taught me so much."
In her summer free time, Pauline likes to go hiking and biking, and in winter she snowshoes and skates. She also has a Cavalier King Charles spaniel, Lexi, and a cat, Phoenix, who actually get along with each other!
Dawn has a keen interest in her education, from completing her RDA (Registered Dental Assistant) from Columbia College in 2003, her RDH (Registered Dental Hygienist) from the Canadian National Institute of Health in 2011, and her Orthodontic Module from Columbia College in 2014.
Dawn grew up in Airdrie and loves baseball and hockey, but her biggest passion is for traveling. She lived in the North West Territories for 4 years offering traveling dentistry and spent 3 years in Hong Kong. Her favourite destination, though, is Berlin, Germany.
Minaaz has a passion for getting to know you as a patient. She always has a moment to chat or offer a warm beverage and she's usually one of the first people you'll meet in the office.
With a wealth of knowledge on insurance coverage, she'll be sure to help answer your questions and make your visit run as smoothly as possible.
As an engaged learner, Minaaz is always eager to learn and share new dental procedures and treatment plans with you.
Brittany began her dental career with a certificate in Dental Assisting Technology from NAIT. Her first work in dentistry was in Northern Alberta, and later she moved to Montreal and worked as an orthodontic assistant. In 2009 she moved to Calgary and transitioned her career path to Administration.
Brittany enjoys meeting patients and really getting to know them. She believes that helping patients receive the best dental care is always a top priority. Everyone who interacts with Brittany appreciates her welcoming manner, friendly attitude and her kind smile.
Brittany's work at Northmount Dental Care is part-time, as she stays very busy at home with 3 kids. She loves spending time with her family, and can be found attending many music events in and around Calgary.
Kim completed the dental office administration program in 1993 and throughout her 23 year dental reception career, had an opportunity to work in the arctic where she enjoyed being able to see and work in a new diversified culture.
Kim has a very positive attitude and great sense of humour, which allows her to get to know patients on a more personal level other than being just a patient. Kim treats every patient as an individual. With Kim, your concerns will be her primary focus.
In her spare time Kim enjoys going to the gym, taking long walks with her dog and all sporting activities. She dabbles in painting, pottery, playing guitar and reading non-fiction.
Samila also known as Sam, has a diploma in dental hygiene from u of a in 2012 and from BSc from u of c in 2010.
Sam says that it's an honour to be part of the great team at Northmount dental with dentists who are so passionate providing the best care to their clients.
Sam has travelled a lot, and was born in Afghanistan, lived in India, and then moved to Canada in 2000.
She loves sports especially volleyball and admires the beauty of nature. She likes to hike, bike and stay active and in the future, would love to dedicate her time volunteering and providing dental care to the rural areas of developing countries.
Lisa is a native Calgarian. She graduated from Columbia College in 2007 and brings almost 10 years of experience to the team here at Northmount Dental Care.
Lisa enjoys the diversity that assisting can bring to a day, from varying procedures and surgeries to helping with administrative duties. The aspect of the job that Lisa enjoys most, is meeting and speaking with so many different patients from all walks of life.
Lisa enjoys learning about the new developments in the industry, from different dental techniques to new technology. Lisa has a personal approach with her clients, and can talk to you about Invisalign first hand as she is currently going through treatment!
Friendly and outgoing, Lisa is a caring individual, who will help to answer any dental questions you may have. Outside of the office, Lisa Loves animals, enjoys spending time with friends and family, indulging in Starbucks as often as possible and hanging out with her hubby James.
Pia has been a dental assistant for over 15 years now and always enjoys coming into work! Pia enjoys all aspects of dentistry and how over the years responsibilities of assistants have changed and grown. Pia likes that her role is a constantly changing career with new technologies, new procedures and new products to learn.
For Pia, meeting new people is always special, “We all have different life experiences and I find it interesting and we can learn from others constantly.”
Along the way Pia have been given some great reading recommendations and some amazing places to go visit.
Pia loves spending time with her family. With 3 kids and all of their extracurricular activities they keep Pia hopping, but she still finds time for herself for crafts and enjoying the outdoors. Pia and her family also spend a lot of time together camping and discovering new places to travel.
Selina is new to the Dental world but brings an extensive administrative background in a variety of fields. She enjoys learning new policies and procedures and of course meeting new people!
While taking the Dental Office Administration course here in Calgary, she also began working at Northmount Dental Care and has been enjoying every minute of the new experience. She is excited to get to know all of the patients at Northmount Dental Care and grow with the practice.
She is a proud born and raised Calgarian! And she enjoys spending time in the outdoors with her husband, camping, dirt biking or playing with their German shepherd dog.
Sarah graduated Dental Hygiene with honours from Niagara College in 2002. Brining close to 15 years of experience to the team at Northmount; she has had the opportunity to practice Dental Hygiene in Ontario, British Columbia and even Switzerland before she arrived in Alberta ten years ago. (She can even speak a little bit of German in a pinch!)
She is passionate about providing the best care possible to every patient she meets, and prides herself on gentle comprehensive care and putting everyone at ease in her chair.
"I feel that the foundations of good dental hygiene care begin with communication and education, I am happy to take the time to help our patients really understand the importance of optimal oral health and how it can impact our lives systemically and esthetically."
Sarah grew up on a horse farm near Barrie, Ontario. Sarah has a wonderful, loving husband and 2 amazing kids who bring her joy everyday. She loves spending time with her family, gardening, camping, travelling and listening to all kinds of music.